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Workforce Development Scholarship

Workforce Development Scholarships from the State of Minnesota are available to new students pursuing high-demand careers at Minnesota community and technical colleges.

Eligible Certificates, Diplomas, and Degrees

Made possible through Minnesota State legislation, a limited number of $2,500 scholarships are available to students seeking a certificate, diploma, or degree in: 

Eligibility Requirements

Review the eligibility requirements below and submit an application before the deadline.

Eligible students must:

  • Be a resident of the state of Minnesota. (Must be a high school graduate of a Minnesota high school or, if older than average, must have established residency in Minnesota.)
  • Enroll in at least 9 credits in the fall semester and declare one of the high-demand Northland programs listed above.
  • Students who were awarded a Workforce Development Scholarship last year are eligible to apply again if they have completed two academic terms with a minimum of nine credits each and have maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

NOTE: Eligible Certificates, Diplomas, and Degrees are subject to change at Northland Community & Technical College or by legislative priority.

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Awards will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis to eligible students as funding allows.